By Hindustan Times
A Bengali brought up in Mumbai, Rani Mukherjee says essaying a Maharashtrian girl in Aiyyaa made it all the more special. The role of a Maharashtrian girl named Meenakshi Deshpande in the movie was like a dream come true for her, says Rani. "I have always said that I am actually a
Maharashtrian girl because I have been born and brought up in Maharashtra. Being a Mumbaikar, Marathi language is not alien to me. It was my dream or wish that some day I should play a Marathi girl's role and with 'Aiyyaa', this dream has come true," the 34-year-old said at a promotional event here.
An Anurag Kashyap production, Aiyyaa, releasing Oct 12, also stars southern actor Prithviraj.
In the movie, Rani has imitated screen divas Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi and Juhi Chawla and says being a fan of them